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Red Cross Alert: Falling Blood Supplies Trigger Emergency Need for Donors

January 21, 2019

NEW JERSEY — The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to prevent a prolonged blood shortage.

The Red Cross collected some 27,000 fewer blood and platelet donations during the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Day than is needed to sustain a sufficient blood supply. During this period, about 1,350 fewer blood drives were hosted ...

Rain This Morning Followed by Large Drop in Temps Will Make Travel Challenging Today

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service reports that rain, heavy at times, will continue to about noon today. This afternoon temperatures will drop to around 25 and remain below freezing for the rest of the day and into Monday.

These temperature drops produce a condition called 'Black Ice" - the road may appear wet but is actually frozen, resulting in mororists losing ...

Cleanup of Paterson’s Downtown Underway

January 16, 2019

PATERSON, NJ- Efforts to clean up Paterson’s Downtown are “noticeable” Councilman Michael Jackson said at Tuesday’s City’s Council meeting in response to a brief presentation by Orlando Cruz.

Cruz was appointed to serve as District Manager of the Downtown Special Improvement District (SID) and began in the position on January 2.

In partnership ...

"Uncommon" Red-Head Seen in Hawthorne, Captured on Film

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Lucille Ball might never have visited Hawthorne, but for environmentalists and bird watchers, another celebrity red-head has been spotted in the borough.  Green Team member Holly Cowen reported seeing a Red Headed Woodpecker make its home in town and captured the majestic creature on film.  She has graciously shared her pictures with TAPinto Hawthorne.

"We have ...

Paterson Man Arrested for Video Threat Against Paterson Police in Retaliation for Death of Jameek Lowery

PATERSON, NJ - A Paterson man faces charges for making terroristic threats against members of the Paterson Police Department. 

According to Police Director Jerry Speziale, Edward Lawrence Jones was apprehended at approximately 8:45 a.m. in the area of 92 Carroll Street in what he termed a “soft, professional arrest.” Two handguns were also recovered in the home.

In a short ...

Baraka, Murphy Call on Federal Government to Address Newark's Lead Issue

January 17, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy pledged to work with federal lawmakers to solve Newark’s lead issue as Mayor Ras Baraka demanded President Donald Trump fix the nation’s failing water infrastructure instead of funding a border wall.

Murphy's promise came yesterday in his State of the State address. The governor's speech and a statement put out by Baraka applauded each ...

Priest with Ties to Rutgers Among Clergy Accused of Sex Abuse

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Catholic priest who served at Rutgers University in the 1970s was on the list of 50 clergy members that a regional Jesuit organization this week say were credibly accused of child sex abuse.

On Tuesday, the Northeast Province of the Jesuits, which represents the Roman Catholic order of priests in parts of New Jersey, released a list that included Andrew ...

How MLK Makes Me Feel: From The Eyes of a Gen Z

January 21, 2019

“Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase,” “If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward,” and of course “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by ...

Little Falls Education Foundation Plans Fundraising Casino Night

January 22, 2019

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls Education Foundation (LFEF) recently announced and recognized the recipients of fall grants at a Board of Education meeting. The LFEF is proud to announce they were able to fund over $14,000 in grants to teachers in the district.

The mission of the LFEF is to support educational excellence in the township public schools through community involvement. A ...

Passaic Valley High School Education Foundation Offers SAT Preparation Course

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - This year Passaic Valley is offering an eight-session preparation course for the SAT through the Passaic Valley Regional High School Education Foundation (PVRHSEF). Classes begin Tuesday, March 5 in preparation for the May 4 SAT exam. This is an effort to help your child raise his/her SAT score.

Each class is divided equally into Evidence Based Reading (EBRW) and Math ...